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Blue Moon Parade (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: I remember that a few years ago, we actually had a blue moon during October. That was quite a treat. Perhaps we’ll enjoy another special cosmic event soon.] A blue moon rose among the ribbons of dark cloud      which filled the skies that late Halloween evening            . .Continue reading “Blue Moon Parade (A Poem)”

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A Wolf Moon (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: An experimental poem about traveling around a forest at night on a wolf. Hope you enjoy it!] Please come along        dear friends    on this journey beneath an ancient moon       that shines like the golden eyes             of our patient guide A large white wolf with fur      radiantContinue reading “A Wolf Moon (A Poem)”

Soot Stains

Retold by Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Throughout high school, I volunteered at the local museum that opened its doors during my freshman year. Its curator, a wonderful older woman by the name of Margaret, turned what was essentially her childhood home into a spot where any visitors could learn about the history of our area.Continue reading “Soot Stains”

Old Woman on the Moon (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: I remember hearing this particular legend as a child. The problem is I cannot remember its exact origins. However, there are many stories, in general, of goddesses or other divine beings living on the moon.] Have you heard about The Old Woman on the Moon—      reputed to spin eachContinue reading “Old Woman on the Moon (A Poem)”